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Bulgarian State Railways (BDŽ) - Articles and news items

Russian Railways and Bulgarian State Railways signed a Memorandum on Cooperation

Rail industry news / 7 May 2014 /

In Astana (Kazakhstan) as part of the 60th Meeting of the Council for Railway Transport of the Member States of the Commonwealth, a Memorandum on Cooperation between Russian Railways and Bulgarian State Railways was signed…

BGN 1.3 billion to be invested in Bulgarian railway infrastructure by 2014

Issue 1 2012 / 6 February 2012 /

The State Enterprise ‘National Railway Infrastructure Company’ (NRIC) has been established by the Law on Railway Transport – a law which came into force from 1 January 2002. The company is with a statute of a state-owned entity as per the meaning of the Trade Act. The company is registered in the Register of the Sofia City Court…

UIC Sustainability Award 2010 handed out at the 11th Sustainability Conference in Madrid

Rail industry news / 18 June 2010 /

SBB, Deutsche Bahn Passenger Transport & DB Schenker Rail, NSB, & NRIC receive awards at the second edition of the UIC Sustainability Awards.

Enhancing competitiveness and addressing challenges

Issue 5 2008, Past issues / 27 September 2008 /

The railways in Bulgaria celebrate their 120th anniversary in 2008. Railway history, of course, is more than just a string of events – it contains stories of achievement, stories of challenges, stories of hard times and most of all, stories of people who lived through their work and contributed to the development of railway transport.

Restructuring: the Bulgarian key for success

Issue 1 2007, Past issues / 6 February 2007 /

Historically, the state railways in Bulgaria have always been the most significant part of the national railway system, which embraces industrial lines, factories and mine railways too. The split-up between the railway operator and the infrastructure manager in 2002, was a major change and a process which continues today.